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'''George Henry Borrow''' (5 July 1803 – 26 July 1881) was an English author who wrote novels and Travel literature|travelogues based on his experiences traveling around Europe. Over the course of his wanderings, he developed a close affinity with the Romani people of Europe, who figure prominently in his work. His best known books are ''The Bible in Spain'', the autobiographical ''Lavengro'', and ''The Romany Rye'', about his time with the English ''Romanichal'' (gypsies).
Birth date{{birth-date|5 July 1803}}
Birth placeEast Dereham, Norfolk|East Dereham, Norfolk
Death date{{death-date and age|26 July 1881|5 July 1803}}
Death placeLowestoft, Suffolk
Occupationauthor
SpouseMary Clarke (?–1869)
ParentsAnn Perfrement,
Notable works''The Bible in Spain'' (1843); ''Lavengro'' (1851); ''Romany Rye'' (1857); ''Wild Wales'' (1862)
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